Man shot dead in Humboldt Park restaurant through window, among 4 fatally injured in nighttime violence


A 50-year-old man who was fatally injured Friday night through a window at a restaurant in the Humboldt Park neighborhood was one of four people killed in shootings that night, Chicago police said.

Shortly before 9:30 p.m., the victim was at a restaurant on the 2700 block of West Division Street when a gunman shot through a glass window, hitting him once in the neck. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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The latest fatal shooting occurred shortly before 2:50 a.m. Saturday on the 2900 block of South Poplar Avenue in the Bridgeport neighborhood.

A 26-year-old man was found fatally injured with a gunshot wound to the head, police said. The circumstances leading to the deadly shooting are unknown, police said.

Shortly before 1:30 a.m., an 18-year-old man was found shot multiple times in the West Chatham neighborhood.

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That shooting happened in block 500 of West 87th Street. The young man was discovered by a resident lying on the porch of a home after the resident heard a loud noise outside.

He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Shortly after 7:15 PM Friday, a 65-year-old man was shot in front of a residence on the 400 block of North Hamlin Avenue in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.

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The man was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the chest, where he was later pronounced dead.

No one was in custody for any of the shootings and detectives were investigating.


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